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Woman Spends Thanksgiving On Billboard

Filed under: General — Julie @ 7:44 am Sun 26th November 2006

e-mail from Teri Stoddard

Shelly Barreras says sometimes you have to do whatever it takes, in a peaceful way, to get results, especially when you’re dealing with government.

New Mexico Governor Richardson has apparently reneged on a promise to help the Barreras family recover $15,000 collected by the state as child support from Steve Barreras, for a child that never existed.

At half-past four Thursday morning Barreras climbed a ladder to her perch above I-40 to hang a large banner. Emergency vehicles and crews from three television stations arrived and the roads were closed.

*VIDEO: Barreras planned on spending four days atop the billboard at I-40 and University in Albuquerque, until…



  1. Dear Julie,
    Great article Julie. Left a comment for Stephen by mistake that was meant for you in the above item. Got a article on this sent to the forums.

    Comment by Intrepid — Tue 28th November 2006 @ 2:23 pm

  2. Hi Intrepid,

    I will e-mail things like this in future to you.

    Comment by julie — Wed 29th November 2006 @ 9:17 am

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